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Palm Oil Production and Its Threat to Biodiversity

Improvements in cultivated varieties of oil palms could have devastating ecological effects. This is according to an article published in a recent issue of Science… 661 more words

Gardening And Horticulture

Update: Plant Health News (22 Oct 14)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including a study on the use of predator beetles as biocontrol for the destructive coffee berry borer, a look at the role of Ethiopia’s seedbanks in food security and turning barren land into banana orchards in Bangladesh. 193 more words


President Goodluck Jonathan launches National Schools Agriculture Programme (NSAP)

President Goodluck Jonathan has launched the National Schools Agriculture Programme (NSAP). The programme will ensure the building of technical and entrepreneurship skills in the students with a view to running agriculture as a business. 231 more words


Exploring business models in Urban Agriculture

Despite the growing attention and support for urban agriculture (UA) and the increase in urban farming businesses, little is known about the business aspects of UA. 173 more words


Choui Fong Tea Plantation

Tea picker

Photo was taken near Chiang Rai today